mPulse Mobile

Sr Backend Engineer - Virtual/Remote



Purpose of the Role:
mPulse is seeking a Senior Backend Developer that can help progress the development of our mobile communications platform. The biggest challenge we face is building out a system that analyzes years' worth of end-user behavior and their interactions across many different channels of communication. We're working on surfacing the data and making it actionable for the benefit of our healthcare clients.

Behavioral Competencies:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independent Self-Starter
  • Highly Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize
  • Team Work & Collaboration
  • Multi-Tasker with Strong Sense of Urgency
  • Ability to work in a remote environment

• Permanent Flexible Hybrid work schedule (remote)
• Medical insurance
• Dental insurance
• Vision insurance
• Prescription drug coverage
• 401K
• 401K with company match
• Life Insurance
• Health Spending Account (HSA)
• Flex Spending Account (FSA)
• Paid holidays
• Phone/Internet Stipend
• Paid time off
• Employee Referral Program
• Community service programs
Company Mission and Highlights: 
mPulse Mobile is reimagining health engagement to inspire healthier lives and deeper relationships between healthcare organizations and their consumers. Healthcare's leading Conversational AI platform combines with award-winning health education for the streaming age to deliver tailored digital health engagement that educates and activates healthcare consumers. With over a decade of experience, 100+ healthcare customers and more than 300 million conversations annually, mPulse Mobile has the data, the expertise and the solutions to drive healthy behavior change.

mPulse Mobile delivers wellbeing for the streaming age through a modern learning platform and cinematic content created with popular experts. mPulse drives engagement content that helps its customers reach more consumers to serve vulnerable populations and improve health outcomes.

Our Core Values:
  • Accountability - Take ownership. Execute with intent. Exceed client expectations.
  • Recognition - Be positive. Encourage others. Celebrate success.
  • Collaboration & Learning - Share what you know. Listen openly. Stay curious.
  • Thrive - Cultivate well-being. Be inclusive. Find balance.
  • Innovation - Inspire creative solutions. Activate consumers. Drive outcomes.
  • Commitment - Work with purpose. Make an impact. Help us win.
Perks and Highlights:
  • Enjoy Flexible PTO and flexible work hours 
  • Hybrid, remote-first working model with quarterly team meetings (travel paid by mPulse)
  • Two office locations: Encino, CA and Minneapolis, MN
  • mPulse Mobile covers 100% of employee only premiums for selected plans as well as 25% dependent coverage
  • Full Vision and Dental - Dental and Vision individual premiums paid by mPulse
  • 401K Program with a 4% match 
  • 3 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave 
  • Wellness and Work from Home stipend
  • Virtual Happy Hours & events
  • Weekly All-Hands meetings giving regular access to leadership
  • Several team interest groups including: Diversity, Inclusion, & You (D.I.Y) committee, Culture Club, and mPulse Mobilize
  • Laptop fitness station in LA Office 
  • Ping pong conference table and Foosball 
  • Free snacks and drinks 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in projects to design, develop new, and enhance existing features
  • Initiate, plan, review, architect, design, code, test, document, and track progress of projects to improve scalability
  • Develop, promote, and utilize the best practices around development, code reviews
  • Interact with 3rd party and/or offshore development teams.
  • Mentor junior developers in the areas of software development
Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
  • You possess a deep knowledge of Python and libraries like Flask and Django
  • You have experience developing web applications using modern web frameworks, such as React/Redux, Angular, or Vue
  • You have background in building out APIs and Services
  • You have experience with cloud based environments such as AWS, GCP, Azure.
  • You have experience with SQL and NoSQL databases. PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redis are all a plus!
  • You're familiar with event-based architectures using tools like RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Kinesis, etc.
  • Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests
Minimum Qualifications:
BA in Computer Science or other related engineering degree or 5+ years of related experience to supplement for educational requirement
4+ years of professional experience
Expert knowledge working in Python
Expert knowledge of JavaScript
Working knowledge of SQL, Docker, Linux
*Please note, due to the requirements of this position, responses may automatically disqualify you from moving forward in the application process. Please review minimum qualifications thoroughly before applying. 
  • 2 years of professional experience
  • Expert knowledge working in Python
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • BA in Computer Science or other related engineering degree or 5+ years of related experience to supplement for educational requirement
  • Knowledge in: Python
  • Knowledge in: SQL
  • Knowledge in: JavaScript
  • Knowledge in: Linux
mPulse Mobile provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.